60th Anniversary Celebration Information can be found under "For Pastors/Churches" link above!
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40 Days of Prayer for the Pastors, Churches, Cities, and Requests of the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association. See Prayer Resources above for full lists and definition of "SIG Alert."
Today's SIG Alert!
Day 11 – Mark 11.24: Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
Thoughts for Thinking: (Changed Mondays & Thursdays.)
If prayer depends on how I pray, I’m sunk. But if the power of prayer depends on the One who hears the prayer, I have hope. —Max Lucado
There are a good many problems before the American people today, and before me as President, but I expect to find the solution of those problems just in the proportion that I am faithful in the study of the Word of God. I ask every man and woman... that from this day on they will realize that part of the destiny of America lies in their daily perusal of this great book. —Woodrow Wilson, 28th President
COURAGE is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. —C. S. Lewis
You know, Willie Wonka said it best: “We are the makers of dreams, the dreamers of dreams.” We grew up as kids having dreams, but now we’re too sophisticated as adults, as a nation. We stopped dreaming. We should always have dreams. –Herb Brooks
You have to know what pro hockey is about. You have to live and breathe and sleep it. You have to lose a few teeth and take some shots to the face. It’s not a pretty thing. –Ted Nolan
There is no room in your mind for negative thoughts. The busier you keep yourself with the particulars of shot assessment and execution, the less chance your mind has to dwell on the emotional. This is sheer intensity. –Jack Nicklaus
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently… A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large. --Henry Ford: Founder of the Ford Motor Company
You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea --Larry Page: Co-Founder of Google, from a 2001 Business Week article.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. --Warren Buffett: Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, from a 2011 story in The Guardian.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless. --Lech Walesa
Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils. --General John Stark
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. --Abraham Lincoln
Michael Oher: “I’ve never had one before.” Leigh Anne Tuohy: “What? A room to yourself?” Michael Oher: “A bed.” —-Blindside, the book and movie
I am still learning. —Michelangelo
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. —Albert Einstein
The Empower Conference succeeded beyond our hopes! 19 presenters, 22 topics, and 175 people, exceeding our hopes of 150! This is the most that this conference has ever had! Praise the Lord! We maxed the capacity of the facility! We thank everyone for their efforts, the host church, the team who planned the event, the presenters and keynote speaker, and all the participants! We especially thank the Lord Jesus for His blessings on this event and all the people! Please be in prayer for this event next year! Now on to our 60th Anniversary on October 17th!
See Prayer Resources link above.
www.guidestone.org/LearningCenter/ Ministry.aspx, and click on O. S. Hawkins online books.
Information and Application form for reserving the Evangelistic Block Party Trailer available in the For Pastors/Churches above.
Send your email address to email@example.com.
A Special Service for Pastors, Ministers, and Church Leaders! See Leadership Zone above!
You may be surprised at what you find. Free book download available online. Go to www.freewonderfulbook.com. From The Way of the Master website.
Ever wanted a way to say thanks to them? See the Gratitude Campaign in the Links above.
The full-page calendar can be viewed by clicking on the full-page icon at the bottom of the sidebar calendar on the right of this home page. When you are viewing this full-page calendar, and you click on an event to see its details, you will see an option to sign up for an email reminder. Every night about 10 PM (PT), emails will be sent out to remind the subscriber of an event's occurence the next day.
Make checks out to the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association, and mail to our new address at 4508-A Atlantic Avenue, #101, Long Beach CA 90807.